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& Staff > Nancy Guarino  Mary Jo McEnery
Junior High Math
All the 6th and 7th grade math classes and the 8th grade prealgebra class are taught by Nancy Guarino. The Algebra 1 class is taught by Ms. Mary Jo McEnery.
6th Grade Math
The 6th grade students use Math Connects, Course 1, 2012 edition, by Glencoe McGrawHill. This textbook is aligned to the new Common Core Standards for all Illinois 6th grade students. Each student has a hard copy of the textbook and their own digital edition online through the website, www.connected.mcgrawhill.com. The 6th grade classes meet daily, during periods 8 and 9.
7th Grade Math
The 7th grade students use Math Connects, Course 2, 2012 edition, by Glencoe McGrawHill. This textbook is aligned to the new Common Core Standards for all Illinois 7th grade students. Each student has a hard copy of the textbook and their own digital edition online through the website, www.connected.mcgrawhill.com. The 7th grade classes meet daily, during periods 4 and 6.
8th Grade Math
The 8th grade students are divided into 3 classes. Two of the classes use PreAlgebra, 2012 edition, by Glencoe McGrawHill. This textbook is aligned to the new Common Core Standards for all Illinois 8th grade students. Each student has a hard copy of the textbook and their own digital edition online through the website, www.connected.mcgrawhill.com. These classes are taught by Mrs. Guarino daily, during periods 1 and 2. One of the classes uses Algebra 1, 2010 edition, by Glencoe McGrawHill. Their goal is to prepare for accelerated high school algebra. This class is taught by Ms. McEnery daily, during period 1.
8th graders are learning about scatterplots and lines of best fit. Assorted fashion dolls bungiejump while students make measurements.





Mrs. Guarino teaches 6th and 7th grade math and 8th grade prealgebra. Her weekly syllabi appear below.

Math Team is currently open to all interested 7th and 8th graders. Weekly practice will be held during Thursday lunch to prepare for upcoming math competitions in the Chicago area.
Math Competitions:
Trinity Academic Bowl: October
Fenwick Math Contest: November
Trinity Math Contest: December
Guerin Gator Champion Challenge: February
St. Joseph's High School 7th Grade Math Contest March
St. Patrick’s High School 7th Grade Math Contest: March
Math Teams
Connie, Jacob, Dylan and Sam represented Ascension School at Guerin Preparatory High School's Math Contest on Tuesday, November 19, 2013. Connie came in 2nd place in the 8th grade competition and Sam and Jacob came in 1st and 2nd place, respectively in the 7th grade competition. Congratulations!
The Ascension Math Team placed 6th out of 26 teams at the St. Ignatius Scholastic Bowl in October.
8th graders Connie and Joey Anne participated in the Trinity High School Math Contest on Friday, December 6, 2013. Connie took 1st place out of over 50 participants. Congratulations!
